Science & Exploration

A space compass

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A space compass is a multimedia lesson on rotational mechanics for upper secondary students (17-19 years old) focused on the rotational motion of rigid bodies and gyroscopic effects in a weightless environment. The lesson contains embedded video clips recorded on board the ISS and on ground.

You can download the zipped lesson [Format: Power Point presentation (10.9 MB)] by clicking here.